Mitchell Institute in the media 2013

Mitchell Institute Chairman, Lindsay Tanner (centre) with Rosemary Calder, Health Policy Director, and Mark Burford, Executive Director.

The Mitchell Institute team spent the first year of operation establishing the Institute, building relationships and networks, and developing our research and policy program for 2013-14.

Media coverage throughout the year provides a snapshot of the Institute’s highlights.

The Insitute was formed in 2013 to focus on policy-relevant research into health & education in Australia with a focus on socio-economic disadvantage. 

Links to media coverage

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3 May 2013: New $12.5m policy think-tank for VUVictoria University news

4 May 2013: New Mitchell Institute for Health and Education Policy, RN Saturday Extra, interview with Harold Mitchell

4 May 2013: Harold Mitchell’s $12.5m for think tank, The Australian, Adam Creighton

6 May 2013: Businessman Harold Mitchell helps fund new research institute , Australian Financial Review, Tim Dodd 

6 May 2013: Private donations are not simply money in the bank, Australian Financial Review, Tim Dodd

8 May 2013: Dollars for our scholars , The Age, Sydney Morning Herald, Peter Dawkins, Victoria University

24 Nov 2013: Funding reform is vital to improve higher education, Australian Financial Review, Bark Burford, Mitchell Institute

25 Nov 2013: Standardised school tests kill creativity, says US expert, Australian Financial Review, Tim Dodd

30 Nov 2013: Pyne fails basic lessons of politics, Australian Financial Review, Tim Dodd

2 Dec 2013: The promises and problems facing Pyne, Australian Financial Review, Tim Dodd

Dec 2013: Looking beyond the money, pg. 7, The Melbourne Review, Luke Slattery.

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